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  • Turmoil and Triumphby George P. Shultz

    Scribner 2010; US$ 7.99

    Turmoil and Triumph isn’t just a memoir—though it is that, too—it’s a thrilling retrospective on the eight tumultuous years that Schultz worked as secretary of state under President Ronald Reagan. Under Schultz’s strong leadership, America braved a nuclear arms race with the Soviet Union, increasingly damaging waves of terrorism abroad, scandals... more...

  • Issues on My Mindby George P. Shultz; Henry Kissinger

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 5.99

    Former Nixon and Reagan cabinet member George Shultz offers his views on how to govern more effectively, get our economy back on track, take advantage of new opportunities in the energy field, combat the use of addictive drugs, apply a strategic overview to diplomacy, and identify necessary steps to achieve a world without nuclear weapons. If we can... more...

  • Communicating with the World of Islamby A. Ross Johnson; George P. Shultz

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    Drawing from lessons learned during the cold war broadcasting experience, Communicating with the World of Islam suggests the best ways to organize U.S. efforts to communicate with the Islamic world. It examines the impact the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and other broadcasting tools had and suggests how we can use these instruments today to... more...

  • Nuclear Enterpriseby George P. Shultz; Sidney D. Drell

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 6.99

    A panel of expert contributors offers its views on the risks and rewards of the nuclear enterprise, focusing on issues of safety, regulation, and public perception. Contributors discuss specific experience and issues regarding the technical safety of weapons and power plants, management operations, regulatory measures, and the importance of accurate... more...

  • Distributed Power in the United Statesby Jeremy Carl; George P. Shultz; Strobe Talbott

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Scholars from the Brookings Institution's Energy Security Initiative and the Hoover Institution's Task Force on Energy Policy offer recommendations for ensuring the security and sustainability of our electricity system now and for future generations through the greater deployment of distributed power systems (DPS). Their report provides a comprehensive... more...

  • Implications of the Reykjavik Summit on Its Twentieth Anniversaryby Sidney D. Drell; George P. Shultz

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Drawn from presentations at the Hoover Institution's conference on the twentieth anniversary of the Reykjavik summit, this collection of essays examines the legacy of that historic meeting between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. The contributors discuss the new nuclear era and what the lessons of Reykjavik can mean for today's nuclear arms... more...

  • Ending Government Bailouts as We Know Themby Kenneth E. Scott; George P. Shultz; John B. Taylor

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    This book examines the dangers of continuing government bailouts and offers alternative strategies designed to produce growth based on the vigor of the private sector with inflation under control. The expert authors show that it is indeed possible to explain the causes of the crisis in understandable terms and clarify why resolving the bailout problem... more...

  • Conversations about Energyby Jeremy Carl; James E. Goodby; George P. Shultz

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Drawn from the Hoover Institution's Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy Policy January 2010 conference, this book discusses critical energy issues including, energy and synthetic biology, cap and trade and carbon tax policies, energy efficiency, international energy relationships, and other key topics. The contributors present a range of ideas and... more...

  • Deterrenceby George P. Shultz; Sidney D. Drell; James E. Goodby

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    Drawn from the third in a series of conferences the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on the nuclear legacy of the cold war, this report examines the importance of deterrence, from its critical function in the cold war to its current role. Recognizing that today's international environment is radically different from that which it was during... more...

  • Gravest Dangerby Sidney D. Drell; James E. Goodby; George P. Shultz

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    The mortal danger of nuclear weapons is unique in its terrifying potential for devastation on an unprecedented and unimaginable scale. In this book, Sidney D. Drell and James E. Goodby—each with more than twenty years' experience in national security issues both in public and private capacities—review the main policy issues surrounding nonproliferation... more...